Distractions often keep us from focusing on God. Our minds wander. We wonder why our relationship with God feels distant.In addition to busy schedules and heavy work loads, distractions come in many forms. Some distractions are external to our environment and lifestyle. Others are internal, rooted in our thinking and emotions. Find practical tips for staying focused in your Bible reading as well as encouragement to trust God to develop your spiritual concentration.
My thoughts scramble like a herd of cats in my head, each one going a different direction. Too late, I realize I’m half-listening to those around me. We listen to the conversations around us and we listen to the rattle of the words in our heads. Overcome three problems of careless listening.
How in the world can it be December already? Due to a busy fall, December feels like it is catching me by surprise. Has this happened to you too? Part of me just wants to catch up on too many tasks due to a hectic pace over the last few months, yet December…
When things are in sync in my life, everything seems to roll along smoothly. Disrupted summer schedules make an easy excuse to skip time to nourish my soul. One day blends into the next day filled with things to do, people to see, and places to go. “Tomorrow, Lord, I’ll get to it tomorrow…”